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Old 04-27-2012, 08:49 PM   #21
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How did you clean the bearings/rods/bores during assembly? None of those look super hot to me, lots of streaks and FOD (foreign object damage).
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My guess is something got trapped between the bearing and crank on assembly.
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Old 04-27-2012, 11:38 PM   #23
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I cleaned everything using the most lint-free rags I had.

Yeah, I was wondering what caused the streaks in the bearings, they are not deep though, fingernail doesn't catch on them.

I cleaned all the oil passages with A/C flushing stuff (powerful jet of solvent) and started to put everything back together.
I got a set of Beck&Arnley rod bearings (Std Size), clearance is just under 0.002.
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